Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics109% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive225% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150901
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 24 '21 at 02:54
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%
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 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$303
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Memory 91.9
1-Core 122
2-Core 230
86% 148 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 581
64% 492 Pts
64-Core 584
39% 584 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 133
Reflection 144
Parallax 134
107% 137 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 142
Splatting 120
111% 126 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 109%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$180
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 863 784 704 655 610 584 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
225% Outstanding
Read 1,996
Write 1,255
Mixed 716
SusWrite 700
258% 1,167 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 60.4
228% 84.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,094
DQ Write 366
DQ Mixed 463
412% 641 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 225%
Great: 279%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$87
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 149 148 149 148 151 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 150
Write 118
Mixed 83.7
SusWrite 149
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 114%
WD My Book 25EE 4TB
2.5TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 135 136 132 138 134 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 151
Write 140
Mixed 85.7
SusWrite 134
170% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
95% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 101%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
3TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 103 104 104 104 104 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 121
Write 105
Mixed 74.4
SusWrite 103
134% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 6.4
4K Mixed 0.5
240% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 61%
WD Elements 25A3 10TB
7TB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 156 160 162 158 156 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Read 155
Write 166
Mixed 116
SusWrite 158
203% 149 MB/s
4K Read 2.8
4K Write 6.1
4K Mixed 1.4
266% 3.43 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
69.4% Good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 20.4
70% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 26.2
SC Mixed 20.4
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 6 60 27" 1280 720 SAM0D45 C27F398
Typical GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 Builds (Compare 2,213 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 5 - $348

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,248
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